Auction 113, Lot 509

"[Lot of 5 - French Departments]", Levasseur, Victor

Subject: France

Period: 1845-69 (published)

Publication: Atlas National Illustre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 11 inches
43.2 x 27.9 cm

Victor Levasseur's "Atlas National Illustre" and "Atlas Universel Illustre" are among the last decorative atlases published. The maps are all lavishly illustrated with scenes of the countryside, products and activities indigenous to the region.

Nice set of decorative 19th century maps - each including Paris and surrounded by scenes depicting the commerce and history of the region: Dept. de Seine et Oise [1869]; Dept. de la Seine [1869]; Dept. de la Seine [1845]; Dept. de Seine [1869] et Oise and France in 1846.

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Condition: A

Some soil and light foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/7/2005

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